Electricity: We need 20,000 megawatts to provide power 24 hours to all provinces 6-9
Electricity: We need 20,000 megawatts to provide power 24 hours to all provinces
Thursday June 9, 2016 13:41
confirmed the Ministry of Electricity, said Thursday that Iraq needs 20,000 megawatts to provide power 24 hours for all the provinces, noting that Baghdad suffers from bottlenecks and needed to power the amount of 5000 MW. The director of the operating and control center Yahya Abbas , in an interview for Alsumaria News, said that "Iraq needs 20,000 megawatts , including the provinces under the control of Daash to achieve energy of $ 24 an hour, to 17 500 MW to provide power 24 hours except the provinces under the control of Daash."
Abbas added that "Iraq 's production of electric power currently stands at 13,500 megawatts , " noting that it "will be the introduction of 1000 MW soon national system so there will be little difference between demand and production." For his part, the spokesman of the ministry Musab teacher in an interview with Alsumaria's News, that "Baghdad suffers from bottlenecks and needed to power the amount of 4,500 to 5,000 MW, while what is currently providing is between 3,000 to 3,300 megawatts." he said the teacher, " the ministry has a project to decode the bottlenecks including manufacturing plants station Basmaja manufacturing plant in eastern Baghdad manufacturing ", hoping to" finish them over the next year to accommodate the city of Baghdad extra energies reflected on the processing. " suffer all Iraqi provinces from the frequent interruptions of electric power and increasingly these interruptions in the summer season with high temperatures, has these interruptions of up to more than 15 hours a day.